Award-winning journalist and author most famous as a longtime correspondent on the ABC news show 20/20. She is known for her strong feminist stances and is a multiple-time recipient of the Margaret Sanger Award from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
She earned her Bachelor's degree from Wellesley College.
She received the George Foster Peabody Award for her work on the 20/20 anorexia documentary Hunger Inside in 1994.
She was married to Lawrence B. Hilford from 1980 until his death in 1992.
She filled in for Robert MacNeil as the host of The MacNeil-Lehrer Report in 1977.